24th Annual Keck Geology Consortium Undergraduate Research Symposium


Location: Union College, Schnectady, N.Y.: April 14th - April 17th, 2011

Thursday, April 14th
             Hotel:      Holiday Inn; 100 Nott Terrace; Schenectady, NY 12308
                             Hotel Rooms Available for Check-In at 3:00 PM
                            Room assignments at the Holiday Inn
         Dinner:            On your own in downtown Schenectady. View suggested restaurants and a map HERE

         6:00 PM            Meeting of the Keck Representatives, with dinner - F.W. Olin Center room 211(Business starts at 6:30 PM)
                              Trolley Transportation available between F.W. Olin Center and Holiday Inn. Call for departure pick up Ph # 518 248-5111


            To help you find your way around campus use the Campus Map

Friday, April 15th

6:30 AM                   Transportation Bus starts
6:45 AM – 8:00 AM        Breakfast - College Park Hall – Breakout room B
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM        Field Trip: Buses will pick up participants at College Park Hall At 8:00 AM
                            You can view the field trip guide HERE

  • Wear sturdy shoes for hiking. Be prepared for muddy conditions.
  • For those of you going on the Mohawk Lowlands field trip bring rubber boots if you have them
  • Pick up Box lunch at College Park – Breakout room A

5:00 PM - 6:30PM      F.W. Olin Center & Wold Shuttle

6:00 PM – 11:00 PM      Dinner and Project Group Meetings -Dinner Buffet in Wold Atrium
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM       F.W. Olin Center & Wold Shuttle

Room Assignment by Group:


Location

Group

Location

Group

Olin 204

Montana

Olin 206

Colorado- Front Range

Olin 104

Wyoming – Tetons

Olin 211

California - Sierra Nevada

Olin 305

Connecticut

Olin 306

Mongolia

Olin 307

Keck Representatives

Olin 322

Panama

Olin 106

Montana – Glacier National Park

Olin 332

Wyoming - Bighorn Mountains,

Saturday, April 16th

6:30 AM               Transportation Bus starts           
6:45 AM  –  8:00 AM     Breakfast - College Park Hall – Breakout room B
8:00 AM  – 10:40 AM    Oral Session - College Park Hall  Ballroom 102/104
     For details see Saturday Symposium Schedule
10:40 AM – 12:00 PM    Poster Session - College Park Hall  Ballroom 106/108
12:00 PM –  1:00 PM     Lunch at College Park Hall – Servery
1:00 PM  –  4:00 PM     Oral Session - College Park Hall  Ballroom 102/104
4:00 PM  –  5:15 PM     Poster Session - College Park Hall  Ballroom 106/108
5:30 PM  –  6:30 PM     Reception - College Park Hall  Breakout room B
6:30 PM  –  9:00 PM     Banquet - College Park Hall  Ballroom 102/104
Welcome to Union from President Stephen Charles Ainlay
Keynote Speaker:  Mark Brandon, Yale University
Keynote Title: On Making Mountains: The Interaction between Subduction, Accretion, and Erosion
Transportation Shuttle will run from 5-9:30 PM

Sunday, April 17th                 Hotel check out by 11:00 AM